Few economists actually forecast the economy's performance. Instead, the bulk of the profession is concerned with how markets work, and how they can be made more efficient and productive to generate the things people want to buy for a better life. Full of interviews with leading economists and industry leaders, "Trillion Dollar Economists" showcases the innovations that have built modern business and policy. Readers will: Review the basics of economics and the innovation of economists, including market failures and the macro-micro distinctionDiscover the true power of economic ideas when used directly in business, as exemplified by Priceline and GoogleLearn how economists contributed to policy platforms in transportation, energy, telecommunication, and moreExplore the future of economics in business applications, and the policy ideas, challenges, and implications
Economists have helped firms launch new businesses, established new ways of making money, and shaped government policy to create new opportunities and a new landscape on which businesses compete. "Trillion Dollar Economists" provides a comprehensive exploration of these contributions, and a detailed look at innovation to come.
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